Greenstone plant producing building panelsThroughout his years in the construction industry, James Kennedy has seen his share of building materials. But it wasn’t until he attended a trade show in 2012 that he discovered a new system that measured up to his high expectations.“I was actively pursuing a better way to build,” Kennedy said. “I saw the new codes coming and realized that we’ve just got to do something, especially to stay ahead of the curve.”His find was a lightweight building panel composed of light-gauge steel frames that a...
Park may be slow in passing prompt payment legislation for the
construction industry, but it wants to hold up its end of the bargain
on provincial contracts.
earned them praised from the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce who
views a policy as a “win for small business.”
Holcim have received final approval for their proposed merger from the
competition authorities in the United States and Canada.The two companies
originally announced their intention to merge in April 2014. Since then, they
have sought, and acquired, approvals from various global jur...
The skilled trades labour shortage is the greatest obstacle holding back the northeast's construction industry, says the executive director of the Sudbury Construction Association.“Some of our tradesmen are making six figures, but nobody seems to want to go in the trades,” said Denis Shank. “We hav...
After killing it off two years ago, Queen’s
Park has resurrected the Connecting Links Program to provide
municipalities with much-needed funding for main arterial roads that
double as provincial highways.
In an April 20 release, the province announced
$15 million will be set aside annually t...